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Tuesday, 28 November 1905

Question put. The Committee divided.

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Question so resolved in the negative.

Request negatived.

Senator STEWART(Queensland). - I wish to refer to the vote of £12,048, under the headof " Public Works Staff," for salaries, contingencies, and supervision of works. We ought to have an explanation as to how the supervision of public works is carried on in the various States.

Senator KEATING(Tasmania - Honorary Minister). - In Tasmania, Queensland. Western Australia, and, I think, South Australia, the works are supervised for the Commonwealth by an officer who belongs to the Public Works Department of the State. In the larger States the works are supervised directly by an officer of our Public Works Department.

SenatorMulcahy. - In Tasmania there is duplication.







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